Supporting Accommodation & Food Businesses

Accommodation & Food Sector Statistics

In 2016-17 there were only 140 claims totalling £5M through the SME scheme supporting Accommodation & Food businesses. In addition to these, there were a mere 15 claims totalling less than £5M through the RDEC (Large Company) scheme. There were also only 10 claims collectively totalling less than £5M from SMEs claiming thorough the RDEC scheme*.

* SMEs may claim through the RDEC scheme where they have activities which are not eligible for the SME scheme. This may include R&D subcontract work for large businesses, and projects / activities which are grant funded.

165 claims made in 2016-17

Average Claim Value = £30,303

Total amount paid by HMRC = £5M

Typical projects supporting Accommodation & Food businesses may include the design and development of new products, improvements to existing products, and technical processes to make your operations more productive.

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